Sanbornton History records John Plumer Hayes as born 1773. He married Jan.21,1796. He died of consumption, Sept. 7, 1845. Molly died Nov. 28, 1851, age 74 -8. Their children were William, Rebecca w., Bradstreet M., John P.,Rosina, Mary P., Eliza Ann, Abigail W., Sally E., and Josiah. There is a great deal more information on all of the above in Runnels History of Sanbornton.
I too am a tenth generation decendant of John Hayes the first of the line. There is a book of Genealogy of this Hayes as well with a tremendous amount of Hayes history.